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2010-12-25 11:10:00

DALLAS, Dec. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Morning News has named Rick Perry as its 2010 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year. The newspaper's Editorial Board cited the governor for peerless political instincts that won him an unprecedented third four-year term as Texas governor and catapulted him onto the national stage. An editorial in editions of Sunday, December 26 pointed out that the newspaper has differed with many of Perry's policies and recommended his opponents in this...

2010-12-20 10:12:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Texans for Public Justice: Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons has contributed $1,120,000 to Texas Governor Rick Perry - $500,000 in the past four months - as his political appointees are considering a rule to open the West Texas nuclear waste dump Simmons operates to radioactive shipments from nearly every state in the nation. Not wanting to touch nuclear waste itself, Congress ordered states to...

2010-09-17 12:38:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- While Texas gubernatorial candidates Rick Perry and Bill White sling mud at each other, a Texas company, Cow Wow, has united the two politicians -- mounting them on the back of a 16-foot trailer for a Texas-style tour. Cow Wow, a liquid compost product, is launching a "Moovement," the "Heads of State," featuring six-foot terra cotta busts of Perry and White, with hair of ivy. The public is invited to text or vote online for the candidate with the...

2010-09-13 09:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, Sept. 16, the Austin Chapter of the American Marketing Association hosts Will Franklin at its monthly luncheon. Currently serving as Director of New Media & Research at Texans for Rick Perry, Franklin will discuss how new media has changed the political landscape, and how to successfully leverage emerging media in marketing campaigns. The lunch program will take place from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Cool River. "The Austin Chapter of...

2010-08-03 10:36:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Governor Rick Perry and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson will speak before an audience of over 1,500 state legislators and business leaders at the American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) Opening Luncheon at ALEC's 37th Annual Meeting in San Diego on Thursday, August 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091014/ALECLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091014/ALECLOGO) This event is just part of ALEC's Annual...

2010-05-25 09:44:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Pietsch, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, will write FED UP, a polemic that examines the dangerous and unconstitutional intrusion of the federal government on states' rights and individual liberties and advocates for the protection of the 10th Amendment principles that put power in the hands of the people. Publication is scheduled for fall 2010 in time...

2010-03-24 15:37:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Governor Rick Perry and Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert will welcome riders to Texas for Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride. Over 30 servicemen and women injured in Iraq and Afghanistan will be biking across the state from March 24 to 27. Soldier Ride is a program of Wounded Warrior Project that provides key rehabilitation opportunities for wounded warriors and raises public awareness for those that have been severely injured...

2010-02-15 09:29:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's premier oncology services company supporting the nation's largest network including more than 1,300 oncologists and more than 10,000 clinicians and cancer experts to advance cancer care in America, was honored on Feb. 6, by Texas Governor Rick Perry at the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Football Challenge in El Paso, Texas. US Oncology was honored as an inaugural inductee to the Governor's Business Hall of Fame...

2010-02-09 16:04:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Praising Governor Perry's leadership on behalf of Texas patients, the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA), Texas' largest organization of eye physicians and surgeons, announced today that TOA has endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for reelection in 2010. "The TOA Executive Council voted to endorse Governor Perry based on his long track record of advancing medical care in the state of Texas," said TOA President R. Galen Kemp, MD, an...

2009-06-23 09:31:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The member companies of TechNet today applauded Governor Rick Perry for signing into law House Bill 4294, a landmark measure that will put the state of Texas at the forefront of providing its students with greater access to a wider range of innovative and up-to-date learning materials and technological equipment that will allow educators to teach and inspire students. The legislation has been supported across the political spectrum in Texas...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.